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  1. Roosebeck 8-Course Lute Sheesham & Canadian Spruce
    Roosebeck 8-Course Lute Sheesham & Canadian Spruce
    Roosebeck 8-Course Lute Sheesham & Canadian Spruce
    Roosebeck 8-Course Lute Sheesham & Canadian Spruce
    Roosebeck 8-Course Lute Sheesham & Canadian Spruce
    Roosebeck 8-Course Lute Sheesham & Canadian Spruce
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  2. Roosebeck 8-Course Lute Sheesham & Canadian Spruce

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Additional Information

This eight course lute has a natural finish and is made for a right handed player.  You can easily attach your own shoulder strap for playing to the end peg.

The body has sheesham staves accented white pinstripes in between.  The neck, nut, end peg and tuning pegs are also made out of sheesham.  The mustached bridge is sheesham, a top section of lacewood adds elegance and strength.  The sound board is made out of Canadian spruce and the single sound hole has an intricate laser cut design. This lute has 8 nylon frets on neck and 4 finished sheesham frets on sound board. There are 4 nylon wound strings and 11 rectified nylon strings in seven courses of two strings and one course of a single string.

The tuning for this Lute is the normal 8 course tuning, but can vary depending on player preference.  We suggest, from high to low: G4, D4, D4, A3, A3, F3, F3, C4, C3, G3, G2, F3, F2, D3, D2.

Accessories included: the book: Learning to Play the Lute" (LUTB) and hard case (RHCLT).

Important Specifications: 

Body/Bowl: 18 inches in length, 7 inches in width and 12.25 inches in height 

Neck at Nut: 2.79 inches in width 

Neck at Body Joint: 3.3 inches in width 

Nut: 2.79 inches in width, .23 inches in height. Made from sheesham and has string slots 

Scale Length: 23.68 inches 

15 sheesham tuning pegs


Please Note

The authorised South African distributor of this product is under no obligation to honour the manufacture's guarantees/warranties or to provide after-sales service.

Please note that this item is imported from the USA, and is designed to be used in the USA. In addition, if the unit is powered it will come with a US plug and an adapter/transformer may be required. Please click here for more information on power requirements, or check with us if you are unsure or need any assistance!

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